Magic Johnson steps down as Los Angeles Lakers president

first_imgPanelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles View comments Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss READ: Magic: I’ll step down if I don’t land free agents for LakersJohnson’s resignation comes after a disappointing season which saw the once-mighty Lakers fail to reach the playoffs for a sixth straight season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsJohnson had played a key role in luring LeBron James to the Lakers last year. (FILES) In this file photo taken on February 16, 2019 Magic Johnson reacts after being introduced at halftime during the NBA All-Star game as part of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. – April 9, 2019 Magic Johnson steps down as Lakers president. (Photo by STREETER LECKA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)Magic Johnson stunned the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday after resigning from his role as president of basketball operations at the struggling NBA giants.“Today, I’m gonna step down as the president,” Johnson told reporters at an impromptu press conference.ADVERTISEMENT Miss and die DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Philippine Arena Interchange inauguratedlast_img